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New Jersey, The Mode of Proceeding in New Jersey for the Recovery of Debtg

and Demands against Absconding and Absent, or Non-resident Debtors-Process—The Manner in which the Writ is Executed by the Officers— The Mode of Proceeding to Recover the Personal Estate of the Debtor and his Effects, in the Hands of a Third Person-When the Goods Attached by the Sheriff are Claimed by any Person-Action of the Court on the Return of ihe Writ-Duty of the Auditors-Rights and Obligations of the Creditors-Proceedings before

Justices, by John Chetwood, Esq., attorney and counsellor at law, Newark, N.J. 253 PennsylvaNIA— The Case of Judgments obtained in other States, &c.—Promissory

Notes—Bills of Exchange-Book Accounts, etc., to which there is no DefenceCases in which the Liability is not contested, by P. P. Morris, Esq., of the Philadelphia Bar......

448 MASSACHUSETTS—Attachment-Imprisonment for Debt-Discharge of the Debtor

-Poor Debtor's Oath-Effect of the Oath-Charges of Fraud — Trustee Process and Foreign Attachment-Insolvent Law-Kinds of Insolvency-Effect of Petition-Choice of Assignee-Duty of Assignee—Debts Provable-Meetings of Creditors-Secured Debts-Preferred Creditors—Effect of Discharge-Objec. tion to Discharge-Debts for Labor Privileged - Promissory Notes, by A. C. Spooner, Esq., counsellor at law, Boston, Mass.........

549

MERCANTILE BIOGRAPHY.

Life of Stephen Girard, by James H. Lanman, Esq.

359 The Rothschilds, by Louis Harper, L.L.D.....

544 Isaac de Buirette and his sons, by Louis Harper, L.L.D..

546 MERCANTILE LAW DEPARTMENT. Reports, Decisions, ETC. Action on a Guarantee-Action for Freight.......

..81, 82 Illegality of Factors Pledging Notes for Goods sold by them,....

82 Factors Selling Goods to Refund themselves for the Duties they Paid-Common Carriers..

83 Chattel Mortgages-Decision of the Court of Errors...

173 Imprisonment for Debt in New Hampshire, ....

174 Law of Pennsylvania Commissioning Brokers.....

263 Imprisonment for Debt-Tariff-Woollen Goods..

264 Liability of Tenants in Case of Fire-Collision-Bottomry...

266 English Law of Wrecks-Salvage Services-Action for Freight..

267 Legal Rate of Interest in the Different States and Territories...

268 Punishment for Usury in the Different States and Territories....

268 Statute Laws Relating to Vessels--- Registered Vessels–Of the Transfer of Vessels

-Enrolled Vessels-Coasting Trade--Vessels Engaged in the Fisheries, 372, 374, 374 Procuring Goods by False Pretences...

376 Decisions in the Supreme Judicial Court in Massachusetts, Trustee Law-Promissory Note--Assignment.....

454 Decisions in the United States Courts--Salvage Service...... Promissory Note Endorsements..

458

457

BOOK TRADE.

84 84

85 85 85

Entz's Exchange and Trade between England and the United States......
Lives of the most eminent French Writers....
Cooper's Mercedes of Castile, or the Voyage to Cathay.
Armstrong's Notices of the War of 1812.....
Anti-Bacchus, or the Evils of Intoxicating Drinks.
Combe's Lectures on Phrenology....
Mitchill's Geographical Works.....
Sacred Melodies, or Hymns for Youth..
Goodrich's Token, and Atlantic Souvenir.....
Sears' Two Hundred Pictorial Illustrations of the Bible.
Bryant's Selections from the American Poets.....
Campbell's Centennial Address at Cherry Valley.
Coutes' Physiology for Schools.....
Halleck's Selections from the British Poets......
Heroines of Sacred History-Young Ladies' Companion.......

86 86 86 87 87 87 88 88 88 88

.. 178

Renwick's Application of the Science of Mechanics to Practical Purposes....... 175
Potter's Objects, Rules, and Principles of Political Economy.

175
Life of John Wickliffe, D. D., by Margaret Coxe....

175
Pierpont's Airs of Palestine, and other Poems.....

176
Patrick's Heart's Ease, or Remedy against all Troubles..

177
Bradley's Treatise on the strength of Distilled Spirits, with Rules and Gauging.... 176
Renwick's First Principles of Chemistry....

177
Life and Writings of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.....

177
Irving's Life of Goldsmith, with Selections from his Writings..

177
Keightley's History of England, from the earliest period to 1839.

177
Distinguished Men of Modern Times.......

178
Noah's Translation of the Book of Jasher....

178
Morris's American Melodies—The production of 200 Writers

178
Hope on and Hope ever-Strive and Thrive, etc., by Mary Howitt.
Constance, or the Merchant's Daughter......

178
Byrne's Observations on the best means of propelling Ships..

269
Renwick's Life of De Witt Clinton..

269
Goethe's Correspondence with a Child...

270
Johnson's Religion in its relation to the present life..

270
Thoughts in Past Years.....

270
Lyon's Vindication of Classical Studies.

270
Letters of Mrs. Adams, the Wife of John Adarns...

271
Pilkington's Artist's Guide, and Mechanic's Own Book.

271
Coleridge's Confessions of an Enquiring Spirit......

271
Schmid's Providence Ilustrated--Stories from the German..

271
Mackenzie's Life of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry....

272
Patrick's Discourse concerning Prayer.......

272
Old Humphrey's Observations..

272
Browne's Banking and Mercantile Tables....

272
Sawyer's Merchants and Ship Masters' Guide.

459
Riches without Wings, or the Cleveland Family....

459
Hlodge's Stearn Engine–The Young Merchant-Boston Book..

460
Poetry, and History of Wyoming...

461
Walker's Addresses and Messages of the Presidents of the United States.. 461
Hayne's Discourse before the Howard Benevolent Society...

461
Taylor's Natural History of Society in the Barbarous and Civilized State.. 462
Cunningham's Life and Land of Burns.....

462
Krummacher's Religious Works....

463
Schlegel's Lectures on the Philosophy of History.

463
Anthon's Classical Dictionary..

464
Remarks on Banks and Banking, and a Project for a National Bank..

464
Sweetser's Digestion, and the Diseases incident to it...

464
Emmon's Memoir of Nathaniel Bowditch........

464
Bishop Wilson's Private Meditations, Devotions, and Prayers

465
Satton's Godly Meditations on the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper...

465
Writings of Charles Spragne.

465
Carlyle's Heroes, Hero Worship, and the Heroic in History.

465
Hague's Principles of Christian Union.....

465
Hale's History of the United States, from their Settlement as Colonies..

466
Miss Martineau's Hour and the Man-My Son's Own Book.

466
Sunday School Teacher's Companion.......

466
Birminghani's Life of Father Mathew..

554
D'Israeli's Miscellanies of Literature..

555
Hallain's Literature of the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries..

556
Goodrich's Universal History Ilustrated.....

556
Stephens's Commentaries on the Laws of England.

557
Life and Times of Martin Luther..

557
Barns' Sermons on Revivais......

557
Footo's Texas and the Texians.

558
Turner's History of the Anglo-Saxons..

558
Elizabeth Thornton....

558
Blackstone's Commentaries...

559
Sleeper's Tales of the Ocean..

559
Berquin's Looking-Glass for the Mind...

559

Lindley's Theory of Horticulture......

560
Charlotte Elizabeth's Works........

560
Reese's Plea for the Intemperate..

560
ANECDOTES OF COMMERCE.
Commercial Integrity..

179
Making Conditions

179
Exclusion of the Inquisition from Antwerp..

179
Curious Mode of Barter....

179
Merchants of the Staple...

273
Tom of Ten Thousand-an Anecdote of the South Sea Scheme...

273
A Merchant Sovereign.....

273
MERCANTILE MISCELLANIES.
Ingenious attempt to defraud Insurers..............

180
Beet Paper-Feathers......

391
The Salt Trade.....

467
Mercantile Virtues Rewarded

467
American Carpeting ......

467
First American trade with China

468
Commercial Honesty,....

468
Comparative loss on Gold and Paper as a Circulation.

468
Marseilles Imperial Quilts........

468
Question for Accountants, answered by E. S. Houghton....

275
Measuring Corn....

277
American Cotton-Russian Ports...

278
Palm Leaf Paper-Arkansas Coal--Havana Savings Bank..

582
East India Cotton Company.....

583
British Foreign and Colonial Wool Trade.

583
Foreign Commerce of Russia...

584
Commercial Speculation....

61
Mercantile Engagements..

244
Method of Doing Business..

447
Mercantile Manners

453
COMMERCIAL TABLES.
Exchange between London and the United States...

89
Paris remitted to London compared with the direct remittance at sixty days'
sight..........

89
United States quotations of Paris at sixty days' sight

89
Hamburgh remitted to London for negotiation, etc....

91
United States quotations of Hamburgh per Banco Mark.....

91
Amsterdam remitted to London for negotiation ..

92
United States quotations of Amsterdam per Florin...

92
MONEY TABLES.
Sovereigns compared with a Draft on London at sixty days' sight.....

93
Quotations of London Exchange reduced into Federal Money...

93
To reduce Dollars to Pounds Sterling,........
Table showing the amount of one Dollar at Compound Interest at the end of every
year from 1 to 32...

389
Table showing the present value of one Dollar, from 1 to 21 years....

389
Table showing the amount of an annuity of one Dollar per annum, improved at
Compound Interest at the end of each year from 1 to 32....

390
Table showing the present value of an Annuity of one Dollar per annum to con-

tinue for any given number of years from 1 to 21, reckoning Compound Interest 390
Table for converting Dollars into Taels, and vice versa........

469
Dry Measure Table.....

469
Sterling Interest Table for calculating Interest on British Money for any number
of days, at any rate per cent.

470
Table of the rates of Insurance of $100 on a single life..

472
Tables of Imperial Long Measure..

335
Table of Imperial Superficial Measure-Of Imperial Cubic or Solid Measure....... 336

93

Table of Improved Troy Weight Of Imperial Apothecary's Weight.....

337
Table of Imperial Avoirdupois Weight-Of Imperial Liquid and Dry Measure...... 338
Table of Factors for converting old Measures into new, and the contrary..

339
French Measures of Length compared with English Imperial Measure..

341
Do. Measures of Surface compared with English Imperial Measure...

341
Do. Land Measure—Measure of Capacity with Engiish Imperial Measure.

341
Do. Wood and Timber Measure-Liquid and Dry Measure....

..341, 342
Do. Liquid and Dry Measures compared with Wine and Dry Measures of the
United States...

342
Do. Measures of Gravity or Weight compared with Troy Weight compared
with Avoirdupois Weight......

342
Do. Weights and Measures of the Netherlands..

343
Weights and Measures of the United States...

345
Universal Interest Tables......

578
Table for reducing Shillings, Pence, &c. to the Decimal of a Pound...

579
Square Yard Duty Tables for Bleached and Colored Cotton Goods ...... .... 580, 581

COMMERCIAL STATISTICS.
Arrivals at and Clearances from New York for November, 1840....

94
Trade, Commerce, and Navigation of the Island of Porto Rico for 1839..

95
Commerce of Quebec in the years 1839 and 1840....

96
Oil imported into the United States from 1815 to 1839, with price per gallon....... 97
Annual Exports and Imports of the United States from 1791 to 1840...

193
Exports and Imports of the United States under each Presidency..

194
Flour Trade of Baltimore in 1840....

195
Commerce of Apilachicola from 1829 to 1840.

195
Imports of Tea in the United States from 1834 to 1840..

195
Arrival of Foreign Vessels at the Port of New York in 1840.

196
Massachusetts Mackerel Fishery from 1831 to 1840...

197
Canal Shipments at Buffalo of Flour, Wheat, Pork, Corn, etc., from 1837 to 1840, 197
Tobacco Inspected in Philadelphia in 1839 and 1840...

197
Arrivals of Oil into the United States in 1840........

198
Import Duties of Great Britain.....

198
Canal Commerce of Ohio in 1839 and 1840..

199
American Soaps, Oil, etc...

200
Exports from Russia into the United States in 1840...

200
Trade and Tolls of the New York Canals, from 1835 to 1840..

200
Relative proportion of Cotton grown in the different States...

214
Millions of pounds grown in various parts of the World...

215
Growth and Export of American Cotton in each year, from 1791 to 1840. 218
Official value of the Exports and Imports of Great Britain for the last 82 years.... 281
Price of 3 per cent Consols, East India Company's and Bank of England Stock,
from 1760 to 1839....

282
Circulation of the Bank of England in February of each year, from 1760 to 1841.. 282
Number of Bankrupts in England and Wales for each year, from 1760 to 1841...... 283
Income and Expenditure of the British Government in each year, from 1775 to
1785, and from 1792 to 1841......

283
Table showing the average price of standard Gold in bars, Bread, Beef, Masons
and Carpenters' wages daily, from 1760 to 1841.....

284
Exports, Prices, and Stocks of Cotton at Mobile, from 1829 to 1840...

285
Anthracite Coal Trade of the United States from commencement, 1820 to 1841.... 286
Price of Flour in Philadelphia, from 1812 to 1840,...

286
Wholesale prices of various articles of Merchandise in Boston, from 1812 to 1840.. 287
Produce of the Whale Fishery in New London, from 1820 to 1840.......

287
Fluctuations in Stocks in New York, at the close of each month in the year 1840. 288
Leather Trade of New York, from 1835 to 1841..........

289
Statistics of the British Cotton Trade, Import, Export, and Consumption.. 289
Stock of Cotton in Great Britain at the close of the last five years...

292
Imports of Cotton into Great Britain during the last seven years.......

291
Exports of Cotton from Great Britain, 1840...

291
Prices of Cotton in Great Britain on the 31st December of each year, from 1836 to
1840.......

292
American Carpeting Manufactured in Danvers, Mass......

292
Exports and Imports of the New England Colonies, from 1697 to 1776..

353

Value of Imports and Exports of New Hampshire, from 1791 to 1839....... 354
Vessels built at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in each year, from 1829 to 1839.. 355
Products, Resources, etc. of New Hampshire, in 1840....

356
Comparative Arrivals, Exports, and Stocks of Cotton and Tobacco at New Orleans,
from October to February, 1841..........

388
Bill Circulation in Great Britain and Ireland..

388
Commerce of Honolulu in 1840.....

388
Beet Root Sugar Trade of France.....

391
Bankruptcies in Paris in 1840......

392
Growth, Export, and Consumption of Coffee for the last eight years.....

493
Prices of all descriptions of Cotton Wool at Liverpool during the last week of each
year, from 1837 to 1840.....

484
Commerce of the State of New York in 1840..

484
Commercial Resources of Ohio.....

485
Flour Inspections in Baltimore, for the last forty-two years...

569
Product of Bread-stuffs in the United States.

571
Exports of Flour and Wheat, from 1790 to 1838.

573
Commerce of France......

575
Consumption of Coal-Foreign Commerce of Canada...

576
Consumption of British Goods in Italy-Commerce of Egypt......

576
Commerce of Quebec for 1839 and 1840......

577
Tariff Regulations of the State of Yucatan, adopted by the Congress...

274
Cotton Regulations at Mobile......

274
Inland Warehousing in the Prussian League....

275
Regulations adopted at the Fegee Islands..

380
Regulations for Vessels destined to the Port of Antwerp...

381
Health Regulations at Austrian Ports.....

381
Regulations at Porto Rico........

381
Commercial relations of the United States with Germany.

381
Tariff of Charges adopted by the Mobile Chamber of Commerce.

561
Method of sending Letters for the New York Steamers..

564
Tariff of the Republic of Texas......

564
Rates of Toll on the New York Canals...

565

NAUTICAL INTELLIGENCE-NAVIGATION.

Beacons on the Goodwin Sands.....

98
Cape of Good Hope Customs dues....

99
British Regulations relative to Navigation of Steam Vessels..

99
Harbor Regulations at Port Natal...

191
New Light House at Stockholm...

191
Sunken Rocks near the Azore Islands...

192
Signal at Port Ostend....

192
New Light House at Bremen...

293
New Light House off the Coast of Kerry.

283
White Island Light House.....

293
Shoal in the Mendoza Sea.....

294
Nova Scotia Light Houses....

294
Scheldt Pilot Boats-Nautical Relic....

294
To Mariners entering the Weser..

373
Light House off the Mapland Sand....

377
Proposed Light House ai the Needles Point..

377
Vessels bound to Torquay....

377
Light Boat-Port of Savannah......

378
Illumination of the Faro Lantern at Genoa..

378
Accidents to British Steam Vessels....

278
Disasters at Sea, reported in 1840....

379
Ice Bergs in the Southern Ocean...

379
Passages of the Steam Ship Great Western in 18440.

486
Passages of the Steam Ship British Queen and President in 1840..

486
Number and description of Vessels which passed the light boat on Bartletts Reef... 487
Hamburgh Navigation-Floating Rafts on the Hudson......

487
Pilots of the Port of Boston-Bay of St. Josephs, Florida.....

487
Oriel Shoal, New Zealand-Shoal near the Equator......

488

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